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Wednesday, 6 March 2013
1:48PM
2013 Census: online response great Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson says the online response to the census has been going great, but there’s still a way to go. 116 views

Tuesday, 5 February 2013
4:42PM
One month until the Census Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson says it’s now just one month until the Census takes place. 44 views

Monday, 4 February 2013
3:22PM
Earthquake-prone buildings meetings to begin Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson says public submissions will be crucial in establishing a new policy to deal with earthquake-prone buildings. 142 views

Tuesday, 29 January 2013
5:21PM
Changes proposed for Construction Contracts Act Construction contract disputes will be dealt with faster and more cost effectively under proposed amendments to the Construction Contracts Act, which were introduced in Parliament today. 103 views

Monday, 17 December 2012
2:44PM
Engineering Associates Board Appointments Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson today announced three appointments to the Engineering Associates Registration Board. 91 views

Friday, 14 December 2012
2:26PM
Appointments to Statistics Advisory Committee Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson today announced one appointment and two reappointments to the Advisory Committee on Official Statistics (ACOS). 298 views

Monday, 10 December 2012
3:15PM
Government to carefully consider Royal Commission report The Government will carefully consider the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission’s full report and its recommendations, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson and Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson say. 78 views

Friday, 7 December 2012
4:23PM
Consultation on earthquake-prone buildings begins Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson is encouraging New Zealanders to have their say on proposals to improve the earthquake-prone buildings policy system, released in a consultation document today. 105 views

Thursday, 6 December 2012
1:55PM
Amendments provide clarity on place names Two amendments to the Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 will provide better clarity and consistency around official place names, Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson says. 49 views

Thursday, 22 November 2012
2:29PM
International recognition for LINZ Data Service Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson says the two accolades Land Information New Zealand won at the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards for its innovative LINZ Data Service is a great achievement. 41 views

Thursday, 25 October 2012
4:43PM
Property revaluation deadline deferred Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson today announced the Government has approved an Order in Council allowing the Waimakariri District Council to extend its deadline for general property revaluations until 1 December 2014. 52 views

Tuesday, 23 October 2012
6:45PM
Seizures fall thanks to Government targeting Customs Minister Maurice Williamson says a concerted effort to choke off the supply of methamphetamine precursor drugs is paying dividends. 58 views

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
12:40PM
NZ-China to ramp up anti 'P' efforts New Zealand and China Customs have agreed to work more closely together to combat the smuggling of pharmaceutical products used to manufacture methamphetamine (‘P’). 79 views

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
1:26PM
Government to amend Reserves Bill Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson today announced the Government did not support the inclusion of three clauses (34A, 34B and 34C) in the Reserves and Other Lands Disposal Bill 2008 and would seek to remove them. 52 views

Monday, 15 October 2012
3:37PM
Grand Designs host to judge design competition Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson today launched the Christchurch Housing Showcase Design Competition in Christchurch. 81 views

1:57PM
Visit reaffirms value of China – NZ relationship Customs Minister Maurice Williamson says the two-day visit by the China Customs Vice Minister, Mr Lu Peijen, is an opportunity to further strengthen the connection New Zealand has with China in all areas of customs activity. 77 views

Thursday, 11 October 2012
12:39PM
Better deal for retirement village residents Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson announced today that owners of retirement village units will soon be entitled to the original capital sum of their investment following situations such as the Canterbury earthquakes. 70 views

Friday, 5 October 2012
4:56PM
Milestone illustrates popularity of SmartGa The four-millionth passenger passed through SmartGate this week (Thursday), highlighting the on-going popularity of the technology with New Zealand and Australian ePassport holders. 81 views

Friday, 28 September 2012
2:16PM
New stats assist government decision making The country’s 162 most important statistics will help the Government deliver on its priorities of a better public service and building a more competitive and productive economy, Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson says. 57 views

12:42PM
Reappointment to Engineers Council Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson today announced Sharyn Westlake has been reappointed as a member of the Chartered Professional Engineers Council. 61 views

Thursday, 20 September 2012
5:18PM
New appointment to NZ Geographic Board Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson today announced the appointment of Garrick Murfitt to the New Zealand Geographic Board, Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa – New Zealand’s place-naming authority. 82 views

Monday, 10 September 2012
5:16PM
Minister welcomes better use of information More researchers will now be able to use valuable data for statistical research, says Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson. 102 views

Friday, 7 September 2012
6:19PM
Minister announces four appointments to Electrical Workers Registration Board Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson has announced the re-appointment of two members to the Electrical Workers Registration Board, Neil McLeod and Shane Dolan, and the appointment of two new members, Melbourne Orange and William Waterworth. 98 views

6:18PM
New members appointed to Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Board Murray Burns and Nicholas Fleckney have been appointed to the Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Board, Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson announced today. 122 views

Thursday, 16 August 2012
5:23PM
Personal explanation regarding Crafar farms Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson today sought to make the following personal explanation in Parliament about former Crafar-owned farms purchased by a consortium led by May Wang and Jack Chen without either Ministerial or Overseas Investment Office approval. 53 views

Thursday, 19 July 2012
6:28PM
Minister welcomes Statistics staff back to Christchurch CBD The return of staff members to Statistics New Zealand’s Christchurch office is welcome news for the rebuild of Christchurch, Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson says. 98 views

Monday, 2 July 2012
2:14PM
Statistics NZ scoops leadership award Statistics New Zealand’s win of the leadership category at the Public Sector Excellence Awards is a fantastic achievement for the department, Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson says. 53 views

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
6:09PM
New publication gives snapshot of Māori A new publication showing economic, social, cultural, and environmental statistics on Māori will benefit all New Zealanders, Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson said today. 115 views

Tuesday, 19 June 2012
5:54PM
Exercise Barrier shows New Zealand's readiness for mass arrivals EA major exercise in Auckland today has shown New Zealand’s preparedness for dealing with a mass arrival of asylum seekers by boat, according to Immigration Minister Nathan Guy and Customs Minister Maurice Williamson. 115 views

Tuesday, 5 June 2012
1:29PM
Appointment to Building Practitioners Board Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson has announced the appointment of Richard Merrifield to the Building Practitioners Board. 76 views



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